UC Davis Health System news http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Health System news UC Davis Health System news http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/welcome/themes/default/images/logo.gif http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/news UC Davis Health System news Young Adult Bereavement Art Group begins Sept. 28 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10322/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10322 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 3, 2015) - The UC Davis Hospice Program and UC Davis Children's Hospital Bereavement Program will offer an eight-week Young Adult Bereavement Art Group for individuals 17 to 24 who are coping with the recent loss of a loved one. Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10322 Susan Mar 2015-09-03T00:00:00Z Alzheimer's Disease Center joins 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer's http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10323/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10323 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 2, 2015) - The UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center will participate in the 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Sacramento on Saturday, Oct. 3. The center’s team name is “UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center;” it is seeking team participants and donations. To participate or make a gift visit the website for the Alzheimer’s Association, which sponsors the event. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10323 Phyllis Brown 2015-09-02T00:00:00Z UC Davis to hold annual Spanish-language Mini Medical School http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10316/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10316 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 1, 2015) - UC Davis Health System will host its annual Mini-Medical School in Spanish, La Mini Escuela de Medicina en Español, on Saturday, Sept. 12 on the Sacramento campus of UC Davis. The event is sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Center for Reducing Health Disparities and the Latino Aging Research Resource Center of UC Davis. [en español] Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10316 Phyllis Brown 2015-09-01T00:00:00Z Public Forum: Concussion and brain injury through the lifespan http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10319/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10319 (September 1, 2015) - Join us for a dynamic, interactive event that features brief presentations and discussion on the new ways to identify, prevent and treat concussions and brain injury. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10319 Carole Gan 2015-09-01T00:00:00Z UC Davis researchers receive $5.4 million grant to study new tool to evaluate early-stage Alzheimer's http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10315/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10315 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 31, 2015) - Alzheimer’s researchers at UC Davis and UC San Diego have launched a new study which aims to detect the earliest stages of cognitive dysfunction in people with pre-clinical Alzheimer’s disease by using event-related brain potentials (ERPs). Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10315 Phyllis Brown 2015-08-31T00:00:00Z Alzheimer's behaviors: How do I manage them? topic of September lecture http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10308/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10308 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 27, 2015) - Alzheimer’s behaviors: How do I manage them? will be the subject of the next UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center Community Discovery Lecture Series address. The discussion will be held on Monday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the Lescher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek . Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10308 Phyllis Brown 2015-08-27T00:00:00Z UC Davis MIND Institute to present inaugural Lynne Ora Kushel Memorial Lecture on Bipolar Disorder http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10301/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10301 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 25, 2015) - Jair C. Soares, professor and Pat R. Rutherford, Jr., chair in psychiatry, UTHealth Medical School, will present the inaugural Lynne Ora Kushel Memorial Lecture on Bipolar Disorder at the UC Davis MIND Institute on Thursday, Oct. 1. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10301 Phyllis Brown 2015-08-25T00:00:00Z MIND Institute researchers receive grant to measure language acquisition in autism http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10300/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10300 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 24, 2015) - The evaluation of new treatments for autism spectrum disorder is being hampered by the lack of validated measures to assess the progress that individuals make in such treatments. UC Davis MIND Institute researchers, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota and University of Washington, will study the utility of methods for measuring language acquisition in people with autism spectrum disorder, in order to evaluate their treatment progress, through a $125,000 seed grant from the Simons Foundation for Autism Research. Mon, 24 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10300 Phyllis Brown 2015-08-24T00:00:00Z The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: How to water the grass and raise money for a worthy cause. http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10297/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10297 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 20, 2015) - UC Davis ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic Co-Directors Bjorn Oskarsson and Nanette Joyce demonstrated how to water the grass, despite the drought, and raise money for a very worthy cause: The ALS Association of Greater Sacramento. The association supports the clinic, which is an ALS Center of Excellence. If you would like to make a gift, click here. The ice bucket challenge took place on Wednesday, August 19. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10297 Phyllis Brown 2015-08-20T00:00:00Z Leiserowitz named chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UC Davis http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10294/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10294 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 20, 2015) - Gary S. Leiserowitz, professor and chief of gynecologic oncology, has been appointed chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. Leiserowitz previously was the department’s interim chair, starting in August 2014. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10294 Phyllis Brown 2015-08-20T00:00:00Z New York Blood Center partners with UC Davis Health System to produce more viable stem cell therapies http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10293/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10293 NEW YORK (August 20, 2015) - New York Blood Center (NYBC) today announced a new collaboration with the University of California, Davis, Health System to manufacture specialized lines of stem cells as potential therapies for repair and regeneration of retina, kidney, lung and liver tissue, as well as for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and Huntington's disease. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10293 Susan Mar 2015-08-20T00:00:00Z Managing Alzheimer's behaviors topic of September lecture http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10291/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10291 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 20, 2015) - “Alzheimer’s behaviors: How do I manage them?” will be the subject of the next UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center Community Discovery Lecture Series address. The discussion will be held on Thursday, Sept. 10, from 6 to 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th St., Sacramento. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10291 Phyllis Brown 2015-08-20T00:00:00Z UC Davis ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic takes up the ALS ice-bucket challenge http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10286/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10286 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 18, 2015) - Hardy souls from the UC Davis Multidisciplinary ALS Clinic will take up the cause to raise funds for the ALS Association on Wednesday, Aug. 19, during the ALS ice-bucket challenge — a dousing with ice-cold water that is a call to action to donate to a cure for ALS. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10286 Phyllis Brown 2015-08-18T00:00:00Z American Indian undergraduates visit UC Davis to explore health professions http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10267/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10267 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 18, 2015) - Twenty American Indian undergraduates from across the western United States recently attended the second annual American Indians Accessing Health Professions Workshop 2015 at UC Davis Health System. The three-day workshop was hosted and organized by the UC Davis School of Medicine Office of Student and Resident Diversity, in partnership with the Association of American Indian Physicians, UCLA and the University of Nevada. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10267 Phyllis Brown 2015-08-18T00:00:00Z Summer Concert brings music, family fun to health system campus http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10124/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10124 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 18, 2015) - Staff, faculty, students and neighbors enjoyed live music, food and fun at last week’s free summer concert, presented by UC Davis Children’s Hospital. The event was co-hosted by the UC Davis Health System Community Advisory Board and Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10124 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-08-18T00:00:00Z Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® Telethon raises $274,958 for UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10279/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10279 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 18, 2015) - Telethon viewers and partners raised $274,958 for UC Davis Children's Hospital, the local Children's Miracle Network Hospital in Sacramento. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10279 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-08-18T00:00:00Z UC Davis to employ canines to sniff out cancer http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10278/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10278 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 17, 2015) - UC Davis clinicians are hoping to greatly advance cancer screenings with the innate olfactory skills of man’s best friend. Mon, 17 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10278 Susan Mar 2015-08-17T00:00:00Z A better way to personalize bladder cancer treatments http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10261/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10261 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 13, 2015) - Researchers at UC Davis, in collaboration with colleagues at Jackson Laboratory, have developed a new way to personalize treatments for aggressive bladder cancer. Thu, 13 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10261 Dorsey Griffith 2015-08-13T00:00:00Z Nesbitt, Silva and Sweeney recognized for outstanding achievement and teaching http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10272/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10272 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 13, 2015) - Two UC Davis School of Medicine faculty members and a dean emeritus of the school have been recognized with the 2015 Hibbard Williams Extraordinary Achievement Award and the C. John Tupper Prize for Excellence in Teaching. Thu, 13 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10272 David Ong 2015-08-13T00:00:00Z New UC Davis environmental research center links science with advocacy http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10268/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10268 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 12, 2015) - A cross-disciplinary center focused on identifying connections between environmental toxins and disease has been established at UC Davis Health System with the ultimate goal of developing preventions and policies that protect communities from unhealthy exposures. Wed, 12 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10268 Susan Mar 2015-08-12T00:00:00Z Kohl's Cares supports UC Davis Children's Hospital's trauma prevention efforts http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10258/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10258 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 12, 2015) - The UC Davis Injury and Trauma Prevention Program has received a grant for $202,309 from Kohl’s Cares® to support its child and adolescent injury prevention efforts in the Sacramento area. Kohl’s will formally present the donation at the UC Davis Children’s Hospital free summer concert on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 6 p.m. Since 2005, Kohl’s has donated more than $2.4 million to UC Davis Children’s Hospital to support its children’s health initiatives. Wed, 12 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10258 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-08-12T00:00:00Z New combination treatment effective against melanoma skin metastases http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10264/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10264 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 11, 2015) - mIn findings never before seen in melanoma, a novel combination therapy was found to be highly effective at treating patients with skin metastases, new research from UC Davis has shown. Tue, 11 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10264 Susan Mar 2015-08-11T00:00:00Z Using kidneys from very small donors for transplant is safer than expected http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10257/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10257 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 10, 2015) - Kidneys transplanted from infants who died of birth-related or other complications are less likely to fail due to a post-surgical vascular complication known as graft arterial stenosis (GAS) than kidneys from deceased adults, resesarchers have found. Mon, 10 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10257 Susan Mar 2015-08-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis cancer patient makes generous gift to ease children's hospital stay http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10255/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10255 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 7, 2015) - In a check presentation Aug. 6 at the UC Davis Medical Center, Roy Chavez, a UC Davis brain cancer patient and Mule Creek State Prison correctional officer, made a generous gift to support programs and services for children staying at UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Fri, 07 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10255 Susan Mar 2015-08-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis clinical research scientist wins second Hartwell Foundation award for pediatric cancer research http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10247/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10247 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 7, 2015) - UC Davis pediatric oncologist and researcher Noriko Satake has been awarded a 2015 Hartwell Biomedical Research Collaboration Award from The Hartwell Foundation, a philanthropy that funds innovative and leading-edge biomedical research with the potential to benefit children of the United States. This is the first time a Hartwell investigator from UC Davis has received the Foundation’s inter-institutional Collaboration Award. Fri, 07 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10247 Dorsey Griffith 2015-08-07T00:00:00Z Cherry lands top NCI grant http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10246/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10246 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 6, 2015) - Simon Cherry, distinguished professor in the departments of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology, and co-leader of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Biomedical Technology Program, has been selected to receive a prestigious Outstanding Investigator Award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Thu, 06 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10246 Dorsey Griffith 2015-08-06T00:00:00Z Raising pay can reduce smoking rates http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10250/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10250 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 6, 2015) - In addition to restricting when and where tobacco is used at work, UC Davis Health System research shows that employers can do something else to reduce the number of employees who smoke: raise wages. Thu, 06 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10250 Susan Mar 2015-08-06T00:00:00Z Long-term ovarian cancer survival higher than thought http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10135/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10135 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 5, 2015) - Combing data collected on thousands of California ovarian cancer patients, UC Davis researchers have determined that almost one-third survived at least 10 years after diagnosis. Wed, 05 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10135 Dorsey Griffith 2015-08-05T00:00:00Z Curry honored with two international recognitions for microcirculation research http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10245/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10245 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 5, 2015) - Fitz-Roy Curry, distinguished professor emeritus of physiology and membrane biology and biomedical engineering at UC Davis, has been honored with two international recognitions for his contributions in microcirculation research. Wed, 05 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10245 Carole Gan 2015-08-05T00:00:00Z Researchers call for improved firearm safety counseling by physicians http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10225/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10225 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 4, 2015) - Physicians should improve the way they discuss firearm safety with patients by showing more respect for the viewpoints of gun owners, according to an article by a University of Colorado School of Medicine faculty member published in the Aug. 4 issue of JAMA. Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10225 Carole Gan 2015-08-04T00:00:00Z UC Davis physiology and membrane biology department names new chair http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10235/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10235 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 3, 2015) - Luis Fernando Santana, a scientist with an international reputation for his work on arrhythmias and the physiology of calcium channels in smooth and cardiac muscle, has been named professor and chair of the Department of Physiology and Membrane Biology at UC Davis School of Medicine. [en español] Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10235 Susan Mar 2015-08-03T00:00:00Z Class of 2019 arrives at UC Davis School of Medicine http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10210/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10210 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 1, 2015) - Monique Atwal grew up on a farm in the San Joaquin Valley town of Selma.  In high school she joined a program called Doctor’s Academy, which is dedicated to encouraging a student’s interest in health professions, especially in the valley. Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10210 Phyllis Brown 2015-08-01T00:00:00Z New research grant honors memory of UC Davis medical school graduate, Daniel T. O'Connor http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10229/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10229 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 31, 2015) - The UC Davis School of Medicine has established, in collaboration with his family, a grant honoring an alumnus who was an internationally renowned researcher of hypertension and renal disease. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10229 David Ong 2015-07-31T00:00:00Z Waking up HIV http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10223/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10223 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 30, 2015) - Highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) has helped millions survive the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Unfortunately, HIV has a built-in survival mechanism, creating reservoirs of latent, inactive virus that are invisible to both HAART and the immune system. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10223 Susan Mar 2015-07-30T00:00:00Z Consuming highly refined carbohydrates increases risk of depression http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10227/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10227 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 30, 2015) - A diet high in refined carbohydrates may lead to an increased risk for new-onset depression in postmenopausal women, according to a study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. [en español] Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10227 Susan Mar 2015-07-30T00:00:00Z UC Davis awards new technology grants to health system researchers http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10217/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10217 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 29, 2015) - UC Davis Health System investigators are among the winners of this year’s Science Translation and Innovative Research (STAIR) grants for research projects with commercial feasibility. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10217 Susan Mar 2015-07-29T00:00:00Z UC Davis offers stroke-prevention alternative for patients with atrial fibrillation http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10201/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10201 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 29, 2015) - Cardiologists at UC Davis are the first in Northern California to treat the major risk of stroke that comes with atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common form of arrhythmia, with a device that blocks blood clots from traveling from the heart to the head. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10201 Susan Mar 2015-07-29T00:00:00Z UC Davis to partner with NEC Society to host first national conference on necrotizing enterocolitis http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10209/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10209 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 28, 2015) - The UC Davis Department of Pediatrics and Division of Neonatology will partner with the NEC society in hosting the first national conference on necrotizing enterocolitis, set for spring of 2017.The event will bring together physicians, scientists, and parents from across North America with expertise in necrotizing enterocolitic (NEC) for the first time.  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10209 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-07-28T00:00:00Z UC Davis trauma center re-verified as level I by the American College of Surgeons http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10215/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10215 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 28, 2015) - The trauma center at UC Davis has been re-verified as level 1 by the American College of Surgeons, making it one of only three trauma centers in California with level I verification in both pediatric and adult trauma care. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10215 Susan Mar 2015-07-28T00:00:00Z Autism costs estimated to reach nearly $500 billion, potentially $1 trillion, by 2025 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10214/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10214 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 28, 2015) - UC Davis health economists have for the first time projected the total costs of caring for all people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the U.S. for the current calendar year and in 10 years if effective interventions and preventive treatments for the condition are not identified and widely available. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10214 Susan Mar 2015-07-28T00:00:00Z Sleep and the Aging Brain topic of August lecture in Walnut Creek http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10212/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10212 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 28, 2015) - Glen Xiong, associate clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis, will address “Sleep and the Aging Brain” during the August 2015 UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center Community Discovery Lecture Series in Walnut Creek. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10212 Phyllis Brown 2015-07-28T00:00:00Z Community invited to UC Davis Children's Hospital's free summer concert http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10208/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10208 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 27, 2015) - The young and the young at heart are invited to a free outdoor summer concert featuring music by the Bay Area band Lovefool, a special player appearance from the Sacramento Republic FC and a Kids’ Zone. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10208 Caitlin Scordalakis 2015-07-27T00:00:00Z Curry elected to Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9977/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9977 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 23, 2015) - Fitz-Roy Curry, distinguished professor emeritus of physiology and membrane biology and biomedical engineering at UC Davis, was elected to the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters, a non-governmental organization that includes Norwegian and foreign members who support the advancement of science and scholarship in Norway. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9977 Carole Gan 2015-07-23T00:00:00Z UC Davis researchers awarded grant for HIV clinical trial using stem cells http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10204/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10204 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 23, 2015) - The state stem cell agency, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), today approved funding a UC Davis Health System research team to conduct a clinical trial using bioengineered stem cells to treat HIV patients suffering from lymphoma, one of the deadly conditions associated with the disease. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10204 Susan Mar 2015-07-23T00:00:00Z UC Davis announces new building for Sacramento campus http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10192/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10192 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 23, 2015) - Leaders of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis announced plans to construct a new education building in Sacramento. Betty Irene Moore Hall will be the fourth structure in the educational core of the campus and will house graduate programs of the School of Nursing, as well as support interprofessional education for other health science education on the UC Davis Sacramento campus. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10192 Rebecca Badeaux 2015-07-23T00:00:00Z New discoveries in UC Davis brain research the topic of August lecture http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10202/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10202 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 22, 2015) - From new ways to stimulate the brain, to new strategies to monitor and communicate with individuals with psychosis, UC Davis neuroscientists are leaders in understanding the brain and developing new treatments for mental-health disorders.  Wed, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10202 Phyllis Brown 2015-07-22T00:00:00Z One of America's top hospitals http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10186/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10186 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 21, 2015) - UC Davis medical Center has again ranked as one of the best hospitals in the U.S. for 2015-16 in 10 adult medical specialties by U.S. News & World Report. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10186 Susan Mar 2015-07-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis researcher receives grant to study psoriatic arthritis http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10185/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10185 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 20, 2015) - Iannis Adamopoulos, a researcher dedicated to studying diseases of the immune and skeletal systems, has received a $200,000 grant from the National Psoriasis Foundation to improve treatments for psoriatic arthritis. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10185 Susan Mar 2015-07-20T00:00:00Z UC Davis Alzheimer's researchers at core of leading-edge dementia discoveries http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10171/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10171 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 16, 2015) - Imaging the brain, collecting clinical measurements and biological specimens, and generating an unprecedented volume of data for more than 1,700 participants, the groundbreaking Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) has painted a detailed picture of the brain’s progression from cognitive impairment to Alzheimer’s disease, often over many years, demonstrating that while amyloid brain deposits are a leading factor in dementia, there is considerable heterogeneity in cognitive decline in aging. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10171 Phyllis Brown 2015-07-16T00:00:00Z Association of Pathology Chairs selects Gandour-Edwards with Distinguished Teaching Award http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10180/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10180 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 16, 2015) - Regina Gandour-Edwards, professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, has received the Michele Raible Undergraduate Medical Education Distinguished Teaching Award from the Association of Pathology Chairs. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10180 David Ong 2015-07-16T00:00:00Z James Marcin is lead author on AAP's telemedicine policy statement about pediatric health care http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10179/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10179 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 16, 2015) - In a new policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) makes recommendations on the use of telemedicine in children’s health care and how it will impact the pediatric workforce. UC Davis division chief of pediatric critical care medicine and head of the UC Davis pediatric telemedicine program was lead author of the report. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10179 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-07-16T00:00:00Z James Marcin appointed head of pediatric critical care medicine at UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10166/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10166 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 15, 2015) - James Marcin, pediatric critical care physician and director of the pediatric telemedicine program, has been appointed division chief of pediatric critical care medicine. Wed, 15 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10166 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-07-15T00:00:00Z Friendships, fun at UC Davis Diabetes Summer Camp http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10165/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10165 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 15, 2015) - Kids in bright yellow UC Davis summer camp shirts gathered at the rock climbing wall at the UC Davis ARC on Friday. But this was not an ordinary group of campers. They were from the UC Davis Diabetes Summer Camp, now in its second year, which provides friendship, fun and diabetes education for patients battling Type I Diabetes.  Wed, 15 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10165 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-07-15T00:00:00Z Lecture to address reducing the risk of falls and related injuries among the elderly http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10159/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10159 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 14, 2015) - Falls, the leading cause of non-fatal and fatal injuries and a leading cause of death among the elderly, will be the topic of the July UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center Community Discovery Series lecture. The speaker will be Christy Adams, UC Davis Health System Trauma Prevention and Outreach Program coordinator. Tue, 14 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10159 Phyllis Brown 2015-07-14T00:00:00Z Sam's Club in Sacramento is #1 CMN fundraiser http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10160/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10160 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 13, 2015) - Sam's Club on Power Inn Road in Sacramento was named the #1 Sam's Club store for raising the most money for Children's Miracle Network in the country during its 2015 campaign. The store raised $42,847.75, with proceeds staying locally and benefitting UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Mon, 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10160 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-07-13T00:00:00Z Radiation Oncology faculty earn key leadership roles http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10158/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10158 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 10, 2015) - Two faculty members of the UC Davis Department of Radiation Oncology have been recognized for their leadership and expertise in cancer research and care. Fri, 10 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10158 Dorsey Griffith 2015-07-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center awarded 'Most Wired 2015' designation http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10157/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10157 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 10, 2015) - UC Davis Medical Center has again earned “Most Wired” designation as one of the nation’s top health leaders in information technology. The 2015 award is based on a national survey conducted by Hospitals & Health Networks. Fri, 10 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10157 Charles Casey 2015-07-10T00:00:00Z Rogawski receives 2015 Neuroendocrine Research Award from the American Academy of Neurology http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9952/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9952 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 9, 2015) - Michael Rogawski, professor of neurology at UC Davis, recently was awarded the 2015 Neuroendocrine Research Award at the 67th Annual American Academy of Neurology meeting in Washington, D.C. Thu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9952 Phyllis Brown 2015-07-09T00:00:00Z New medical school admission process doesn't reduce diversity http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10145/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10145 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 8, 2015) - Under-represented minorities fare as well as others in an increasingly popular method of selecting medical school students known as the Multiple Mini Interview, or MMI, according to new research from the UC Davis School of Medicine. Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10145 Karen Finney 2015-07-08T00:00:00Z UC Davis study identifies tools, strategies for enhancing obesity prevention in rural communities http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10140/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10140 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 7, 2015) - Researchers at UC Davis have reviewed a successful telemedicine intervention against pediatric obesity to better understand what worked (or didn’t) and how similar programs can be improved. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10140 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-07-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis researchers find key mechanism that causes neuropathic pain http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10142/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10142 Davis, Calif. (July 6, 2015) - Scientists at the University of California, Davis, have identified a key mechanism in neuropathic pain. The discovery could eventually benefit millions of patients with chronic pain from trauma, diabetes, shingles, multiple sclerosis or other conditions that cause nerve damage. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10142 Susan Mar 2015-07-06T00:00:00Z